Administrative policy: cases in managerial decision making by Earl Dean Bennett

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Statement[by] Earl D. Bennett, Floyd S. Brandt [and] Charles R. Klasson.
ContributionsBrandt, Floyd S., joint author., Klasson, Charles R., joint author.
LC ClassificationsHD69.D4 B43 1974
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Paginationix, 766 p.
Number of Pages766
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Open LibraryOL5443154M
ISBN 100675088364
LC Control Number73093537

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model” the decision-making process includes the following steps: Determining the objectives. In the process of decision-making, public administrators must first determine which the public policy objectives are.

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The accurate definition of the problem affects all the steps that follow; if the problem is inaccurately defined, every step in the decision‐making process will be based on an incorrect starting point.Decision making is an inherent activity of managers, and they make decisions within and among the five management functions.

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